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Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
articles as the chief crop executors defense her actions, we speak to aaron swartz's girlfriend, taren stinebrickner-kauffman and computer security consultant alex stamos who would have been the chief expert witness for the defense. then, tavis smiley on poverty. >> when people have no hope for the future, they have no power in the present, something must be done to save this democracy by doing something about this growing gap between the have got and the have-nots, the rich and the rest of us. we will keep pushing the president and talking about this issue. >> as president obama prepares for his second inauguration, broadcaster tavis smiley calls on the white house to prioritize the fight against poverty in obama's second term rid of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama has formally unveiled his proposals to reform the nation's gun laws more than a month after the shooting massacre in newtown. on wednesday, obama called for reinstating the ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition maga
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Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
of terrorist hostages. >> the u.s. defense secretary declined to criticize algeria, and instead issued a warning to the militants. >> we cannot accept attacks against our citizens and our interests abroad. neither can we accept an al qaeda safe haven, anywhere in the world. >> for years, european nations have largely ignored the presence of al qaeda in north africa. at that, it seems, is about to change. >> a professor of science and international relations at the university of algiers said the final assault saved hundreds of lives. >> i think it was the least has been done by such an operation, because otherwise we would be facing a more destructive situation, whether materially or humanly. if we had complied with the terrorist demands. for example, giving them the facilities to take hostages outside of the borders, which means that algeria and the world would have faced another problem, giving the terrorists another way of provoking more actions than they have done. i think the defense minister of the united states was saying, both sides were correct, algeria was correct. it is a ver
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
to bring home the troops from afghanistan and to completely rethink defense strategy. >> the obama administration will put a huge focus in the term on reducing spending. one of the things he will look at is the cost of the transatlantic security relationship. >> a strategic rethink could have consequences for europe. president obama could push ahead with an idea floated up by the previous administration. >> donald rumsfeld wanted to eliminate american presence in europe. that will be on the agenda again. >> china clth town in washington, d.c. president obama has a special relationship with asia having spent part of his childhood there. it is likely to be the focus of his foreign and defense policy in his second term of office. >> barack obama has an interesting biography from a black father and white mother. he spent most of his yuse in indonesia or hawaii and has a natural understanding of the asia pacific region. in this regard he represents a new america. >> but what does that new america look like? we take a drive north of the white house along 14th street to an area populated
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
of thousands of deaths. they were able to maintain authoritarian rule. >> armed groups are on the defensive. the objective is to push them out of the country. oh conquest. forces have launched attacks. the latest. >> the french air force command the skies. vast expanses of torain, where fighters are being driven out affiliated with al qaeda. rebel forces control thousands of square kilometers north and east to the borders the french army is making its presence felt. this is a short distance, captured by rebels after it began. stark -- strong resistance has been faced. >> the situation is still not clear. there are few or no rebels there. that needs to be confirmed. we will wait to see what happens in the coming days. >> an insight into the -- as they try to extend government control. >> it is not easy. there is a small part of the population helping their cause. that is what is making the fight against them tough. >> these are the latest images. it looks abandoned but there are fears of land mines and booby traps. >> the french were hoping by now to start handing over the operation to a u.
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
support. speaking in spain, defense secretary panetta said the u.s. is considering french requests for additional military help. >> we are discussing in washington some of the requests that have been made to determine exactly what assistance we can provide. our goal is to try to do what we can to provide whatever assistance is necessary in order to help them in that effort. specifically, in what areas is still something under discussion. >> the washington post reports france has asked for u.s. intelligence that could be used for targeting purposes. a request that could raise questions under international law. the u.s. is also reportedly considering whether to help france transport its troops in military supplies. the obama administration is said to be wary of deepening its involvement in mali after having trained military leaders that ended up staging a coup that -- and even joining the rebels fight. u.s.-backed french strikes in mali have already killed a reported 11 civilians, including three children. on tuesday, an amnesty international spokesperson called for the deployment in
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Jan 17, 2013 5:30am PST
. >> the french have doubled the number of troops on the ground in mali. the defense minister of the country says there are 1400 soldiers trying to retake rebel- controlled towns. diabaly is 400 meters from the capital. french air strikes near diabaly have done little. chad has promised to send thousands of soldiers and hundreds of nigerian troops are expected to arrive. muhammed is in the capital with a report. what is the latest? >> elizabeth, we have been speaking with residents of diabaly. they say the rebels are still in control of the town. trenches have been dug on the outskirts and in the middle of the town, from where they are defending the town from malian troops supported by french ground forces. the residents have told us the rebels are impounding civilian cars, which they're using in the fight against the french and the rebels have been stopping people from fleeing the town, although some have escaped and have been talking about huge casualties. one woman said there have been huge casualties on the side of the malian forces and she saw fledmalian soldiers ias she the city. it is just
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Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
could put up a solid defense. this good-looking defense put shaka up as they found the net. otherwise, it seemed just about every shot on goal found the goal keeper. in stoppage time the scoring was rounded out and 5-4, the final score. >> today's matches, league leaders have what looks like a pretty straightforward home -- meanwhile the number two on the table are playing host to one of the surprise packages of the season so far. frankfurt, who are in fourth spot. >> the joint coach wants to make sure his players won't rest on their laurels. >> satisfaction is always a dangerous thing in soccer. once again, we've got to be 100% concentrated on this game. we've got a lot of work left to do before we can be satisfied. >> and right after the winter break his success is being put to the test. trailing by just three points is the next team. >> we're pretty relaxed going into this match, since we are not favored to win. >> they seemed relaxed, especially stephen. as the league's top scorer before the break, he proved while they are second in the standings, they still have some bragging ri
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
but with the voices we live in defense of our most ancient values and injuring ideas. -- answering ideas. >> he believes he needs to get the american people involved if he has any chance. from climate change to the tax code, immigration to education, he promised reform. >> we will support democracy from the americas to the middle east because our interests compel us on behalf of those who long for freedom. >> every word was meant to reinforce his aggressive agenda. >> our agenda is not complete until are gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, for if we are created equal, the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> although racial equality was front and center, i think a lot of the second term will be devoted to other things. >> the president takes one last look, noting he will not see this again. will not ever be the focus of the 9000 person parade. he could barely stop himself from dancing, one last night to celebrate his historic presidency before he begins what is expected to be a huge fight with congress. >> president obama's speech dealt mostly
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Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
the three favored requiring background checks on all gun purchases. defense secretary leon panetta expressed his support for gun control thursday during an address u.s. troops in italy. he told a group only soldiers need assault weapons. >> who the hell these ar armor piercing bullets except for you guys? i am a hunter. i have done duck hunting since i was 10 years old. i loved to hunt. i love to be able to share that doing with my kids, but, i mean, for the life of me, i don't know why the hell people have that an assault weapon. >> and the report says students in mississippi are being expelled and incarcerated for minor offenses due to harsh school policies that mainly affect youth of color. the report by groups including the aclu and naacp follows the filing of a justice department lawsuit alleging officials in meridian, mississippi have created a school to prison pipeline. sending students to juvenile detention for violations like flatulence or breaking the dress code. the report says a five-year old boy was escorted home in a police car for dress code violation. the school required blac
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Jan 22, 2013 5:30am PST
the debates of wartime with the voices we lift in defense of our most enduring ideas. >> the president used his speech as a kind of a call to action. from climate change to the tax code, he promised reforms. >> our interests compel us to act on those who long for freedom. >> every word was meant to reinforce a progressive agenda. >> our agenda is not clear unless everybody is treated equally under the law. >> the theme of racial and sexual equality was front and center, i think a lot of the second term will be devoted to a lot of other things. >> the president takes one last look noting he will not ever see this again. he will not be the focus of another 9000-person parade. he could barely stop himself from dancing until he got the chance to, for he begins what is expected to be a fierce fight with congress if he hopes to make any additions to his legacy. companybia's state oil is planning rebels for an explosion of a pipeline. it cost a small spill -- it caused a small sill. pill. a truce was declared. at least 60,000 people have been killed in the past six years. many police officers have
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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
others will have further north. one of the last lines of defense against the rebels and the north. >> we have a equipment's on the ground with artillery equipment and the means to fight in three dimensions. we are heavily equipped on territory. >> it is not clear what the endgame for france is. if it wants to protect citizens or if it has bigger ambitions. the government will certainly want the french to stay until they can recapture the north of the country. dodge the united nations is meeting to discuss sending a west african intervention force , approving a force to help defeat rebels in december. the nigeria and others have pledged troops but they can't get their home until september due to logistical problems. >> at the end of the day, the real solution will be a political solution. we want to support the political process and reconciliation in the north and the south. negotiation with the armed groups which will save them from terrorism. >> we have more from the united nations headquarters in new york. >> france has been urging west african states to send peacekeepers as soon as po
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Jan 15, 2013 5:30am PST
will have to go through the defense ministers, who will meet this week in the capital of five proposed, and finally the head of state will meet on saturday before they get it to the international community for the support they need. >> sounds like a very long process. as the fighting goes on, how bad is the humanitarian situation there? >> well, it's getting worse. we know that the humanitarian saw tion humanitarian 250,000 people had been displaced and crossed the borders into neighboring countries. thousands of people have been displaced. that is since the french offensive began. most of them are heading to the capital or have arrived already in the last government-held down towards the north. aid workers have described most of those people fleeing now as people who are panicked and exhausted. yesterday evening i spoke to a man who fled with his family of six from timbuktu. luckily for him he was able to get a boat on the river niger. he said most people want to leave, but they cannot afford the hefty fare is that the boat's owners are charging. most roads thremain closed. he spoke o
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
. a lot of people like to have guns for different purposes. a hand gun for self-defense, a rifle for target shooting, a shotgun for skeet shooting. we fought a roll up -- war against britain when they tried to take our firearms against -- from us. we have a long tradition of firearms freedom and individual rights protected by a constitution that many other countries do not have. look finally at whether this bill will pass through congress, in your opinion. >> i do not think the bill to ban any kind of semi-automatic rifle pass at all. these guns malic military in style, but they do not fire the way the military ones do. the only fire one bullet purple of the trigger -- they are not fully automatic, but barack obama is trying to make the american people think they are. quite frankly, we are appalled by that misrepresentation. >> how will you be fighting this moving forward? >> on a grass-roots effort. in the united states over 80 million people own firearms. this 80 million people are up in arms about the rights being taken away. they have been writing their congressmen already. >
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30am PST
against terrorism, you have it. >> the u.s. defense secretary declined to criticize and instead issued a warning. >> we cannot except attacks against our citizens and our interests abroad. neither can we accept an al qaeda safe haven anywhere in the world. >> a warning to those across out uppercut. rosalind jordan, al-jazeera. >> british prime minister david cameron is concerned that three of the debtor from the united kingdom. all joins us live from london. what has cameron. assaying darks >> he gave an interview over several minutes in which he, first of all, braced those families waiting for news here for the prospect of further bad news to come. we know that six britons amain accounted for together with one u.k. citizen. he clarified that three of those have now been confirmed dead. it is the fate of three more plus the ukase of this and which are coming at the moment, left on known. it was invited to criticize the algerian authorities for bringing this hostage crisis to an end and the decline to do so. we know back in parliament on friday, he spoke to lawmakers in the british parl
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Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
-policy establishment that had been nominated by president obama, chuck hagel to head defense and john kerry to become secretary of state, both fought in vietnam. we will look at vietnam and talk to the author of an explosive new book. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with aaron matÉ. >> we are less than a week away from president obama second term inauguration. to the leading figures nominated dead the foreign policy establishment have their political roots in the vietnam war. chuck hagel, tapped by president obama to the secretary of defense, is a former army sergeant. if confirmed, will become the first vietnam war veteran to head the pentagon. obama's secretary of state nominee, john kerry, became one of the most prominent veterans to oppose the vietnam war after his return. testifying before the senate in 1971. he discussed the atrocities under it in winter soldier investigation, where over 150 veterans testified to war crimes committed in southeast asia. >> they told the stories at times that they personally
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
be more corporate-funded, lobbyist- funded defense. tell us about the two official balls. >> shortridge the two official balls are with the taxpayers do, as well as a presidential inaugural committee. it is a private group that has been set up by the obama ministration and they're collecting and upwards of $50 million to throw these events. there's the commander in chief of for military families. those in the service. the in our robo is going to be -- the nro ball, there was a ticketmaster situation that not everybody got their tickets, but they will be popular events. >> what is the black tie event. black tie in boots is what the texas state society had this weekend. it is a very popular event. it was definitely one had to go to during the bush administration, him being from texas, but the texas society headed across the potomac river at the national harbour and it features some members of congress, country music and also corporate sponsors. the blue shield of texas, which give an upwards of one quarter million dollars to sponsor it. >> and what is blueshield question of how significan
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00am PST
ladin said he would get us to destroy ourselves with insane defense spending, and he was right. $4 trillion. that is a lot of money, plus all the kids being killed. and not just killed, but they're coming back not only and duties, but multiple amputees. they are getting their genitals blown off. they are coming back in terrific shape. -- in horrific shape. >> talk about the creative process, the dynamic. it talked about something centered -- it started centered around henry wallace and became a 10-partneer. >> when we first talked, it was a 60 minute, 90 minute documentary. i thought we could do that this year. the next time i met with him, it had become 10 parts and it took the last four years of our lives. >> i want to go back briefly. it is really important to get this story out. this is a long book, but it is simple to read, easy to read. this is written to the age of 17-18. >> what is the difference between the people's history of the united states and this? >> that is a great book that focused on history from the bottom of. this goes from the top down. i think they complement
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Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
immune defenses. in some people, this may destroy the body, rather than protecting it. dr. mate explains, of defending our boundaries. despite accumulating evidence about the mind-body connection, most treat physical symptoms rather than persons. that book can be yours for $75 or part of the trilogy of books, and dvd of this latest address, $100. we cannot do this without you. i am just coming off of a high of last night, taking folks to dinner and a show. i want to offer that to you. we had a wonderful time. you can come to the set of democracy now!, watch the broadcast, you and a special guest, maybe it is your partner or daughter or son, mother or father, a friend in new york. we are in the chelsea neighborhood of manhattan. you can watch the broadcast here, you can drink in our fair trade coffee. we cannot do this without you. today we have some wonderful honey that was given to us by some beekeepers. we have coffee and tea, muffins and bagels. you can see how the show happens. then i need -- i host you do get to meet the guests before and after. you can meet the amazing team that le
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